Movies like The Cat's Meow

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The Cat's Meow (2001)
 6.4
 9K
The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Style: stylized, witty, cynical, tense, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever, talky, sexy ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, yacht, infidelity, adultery, secrets, police investigation, mistress, gossip, crimes of passion, couples, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, satire, love, husband wife relationship, party, older man young girl relationship, age difference, older man younger woman relationship, love triangle, death, betrayal, mistaken identity ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: california, los angeles, greece, usa, san diego california

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Most similar movies to The Cat's Meow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, talky and interesting films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, obsession, adaptation, storytelling, couples and runaway mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like The Cat's Meow: Up at the Villa (2000), Valmont (1989), The Last Tycoon (1976), All Good Things (2010), The Anniversary Party (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Up at the Villa (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the turbulent days just before World War II.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: widow, blackmail, infidelity, refugee, vacation, destructive relationship, fall in love, couples, false accusation, dishonesty, seduction, loveless marriage ...
Time: 1930s, 19th century, 20th century, year 1938, pre world war two
Place: italy, england, florence, europe, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 14K
Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, sexy, realistic, clever, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, adult
Plot: betrayal, virginity, seduction, manipulation, infidelity, virgin, tragedy, hypocrisy, couple relations, wager, love triangle, obsession ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, sentimental, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, producer, ambition, introspection, film industry, showbiz, fall in love, great depression, brutality, nude, runaway ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: disturbing, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: murder, disappearance, overbearing parent, divorce, twists and turns, investigation, dysfunctional marriage, mentally unstable, missing person, suspense, obsession, justice ...
Time: 80s, future, year 2000, 20th century, year 1971 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, california, empire state building manhattan new york city, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: satirical, melancholic, cynical, humorous, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, marital crisis, character study, dysfunctional relationship, lifestyle, love and romance, family problems, party, couple relations, dishonesty, couples ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 35K
Hollywoodland (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may not have killed himself after all. The detective also finds that there is a ...
Style: neo noir, intense, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, murder, showbiz, hollywood, fame, uncover truth, starlet, cover up, actor's life, dishonesty, death, gangsters ...
Time: 50s, year 1959, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 77K
Hitchcock (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.
Style: tricky, suspenseful, psychological, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suspense, showbiz, obsession, hollywood, manipulation, secrets, investigation, twists and turns, couple relations, love and romance, talented, artists and showbiz ...
Time: year 1959, 1940s, 50s, 60s, year 1944 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Separate Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cyclist is killed, swiped by a Range Rover in a village lane. James and Anne Manning become involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner, Maggie. James, a solicitor in the city, soon comes to suspect William Bule, a millionaire ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, sexy, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, infidelity, suspense, depression, twists and turns, family problems, investigation, society, crumbling marriage, introspection, love and romance, betrayal ...
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.5
 14K
A Good Woman (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fleeing 1930s New York and leaving behind a chequered past, the giltzy divorcee Mrs Stella Erlynne travels to Italy's sun-dappled Amalfi coast. Mrs Erlynne's appearance causes a stir amongst the visiting aristocracy. Based on the Oscar ...
Style: stylized, light, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, justice, betrayal, farce, twists and turns, love and romance, social differences, slut, women, woman, rich man ...
Time: 1930s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: italy, london, england, europe, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 13K
Being Julia (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years of shining in the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of ...
Style: stylized, emotional, entertaining, witty, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, older woman younger man relationship, theater, adaptation, complex characters, women, loneliness, actor's life, love, art, adultery, vengeance ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 20th century, year 1938
Place: england, canada, new jersey, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 25K
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.
Style: neo noir, cynical, humorous, clever, sexy ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, killer, betrayal, hitman, dark humor, suspense, murder, assassin, kidnapping, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, brooklyn new york city, new york, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 7K
Timecode (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen test. Alex's wife, Emma, knows about the affair and is considering ...
Style: ironic, enigmatic, psychological, tense, art house ...
Plot: manipulation, infidelity, multiple storylines, jealousy, existentialism, adaptation, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, showbiz, lesbian, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, serious, romantic, stylized ...
Plot: love, love triangle, relationships, nude, greed, death, betrayal, fall in love, power relations, rich and poor, couple relations, melancholy ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, 19th century, victorian era, 1920s ...
Place: england, london, europe, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 65K
Irrational Man (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student.
Style: philosophical, romantic, unusual plot structure, talky, psychological ...
Plot: professor, murder, depression, suspense, philosophy, russian roulette, plot twist, college, teachers and students, unlikely friendships, loneliness, writers ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, talky, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, friendship, depression, multiple storylines, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, relationships, art, women, male female relationship, impossible love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, california, london, florence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: witty, melancholic, clever, touching, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex, infidelity, writers, women, seduction, pimp, love affair, family problems, open marriage, adultery, money problems, death ...
Place: california, santa monica california, pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The House of Mirth (2000)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, melancholic, talky, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, destiny, happy ending, tragedy, debt, gambling, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couple relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era, 90s, turn of the century ...
Place: new york, usa, mediterranean sea, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 3K
Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: light, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, manipulation, dysfunctional family, family relations, love, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, seamstress ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne, returns to his home town as the accompaniment of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the movies. Chance runs into trouble when he finds his ex-girlfriend, the daughter ...
Style: emotional, intense, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, adultery, betrayal, loneliness, drug addiction, ambition, character study, tragedy, justice, movie star, couple relations, comeback ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: florida, london, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 17K
Atlantic City (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lou, a small time gangster who thinks he used to be something big, meets and falls for a sexy casino employee named Sally. She needs his help realizing her dream of going to Monte Carlo, a symbol of the glamorous life that she has been looking for ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, sexy, dramatic, cerebral ...
Plot: gangsters, casino, drugs, gambling, older man younger woman relationship, murder, mafia, redemption, bittersweet, voyeurism, depression, greed ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, las vegas, atlantic city, california, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, bad ending, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, love triangle, high society, love story, social differences, loneliness, millionaire, love and romance, rags to riches, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, love ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, long island, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 8K
Blue Sky (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different ...
Style: melancholic, light, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, couples, adultery, love, dysfunctional marriage, character study, secrets, couple relations, family problems, nymphomania, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: alabama, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 10K
Othello (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, tense, sexy, visually appealing ...
Plot: interracial relations, shakespeare, black man white woman relationship, betrayal, racism, murder, tragedy, jealousy, tragic love, revenge, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s, 16th century, middle ages
Place: england, venice, italy, europe, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 10K
Married Life (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The late 1940s. Richard Langley, a bachelor playboy, narrates a story that starts when his best friend, Harry Allen, invites him to lunch to tell Richard he's in love. Trouble is, Harry's already married to Pat; he worries Pat would be ...
Style: stylized, melancholic, talky, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: relationships, friendship, fall in love, love story, jealousy, adultery, crumbling marriage, love and romance, love triangle, love affair, infidelity, male female relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1931, year 1947, year 1949, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Last of Sheila (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multimillionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, sexy, humorous ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, yacht, manipulation, mind game, game, suspense, twists and turns, paranoia, puzzle, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: south of france, mediterranean sea, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: touching, emotional, scenic, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, loveless marriage, marriage, love and romance, cheating wife, couple relations, love story, extramarital affair, adultery, couples, cholera, love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 50s, 19th century
Place: china, shanghai, london, england, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Cassandra's Dream (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.
Style: tense, suspenseful, sexy, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: murder, suspense, twists and turns, gambling, redemption, debt, investigation, loser, siblings relations, moral dilemma, gangsters, hitman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Much Ado About Nothing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words.
Style: entertaining, light, romantic, talky, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love, shakespeare, manipulation, obsession, twists and turns, matchmaking, love affair, verbal byplay, comedy of errors, opposites attract, estate, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 21st century
Place: sicily, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 5K
Dinner Rush (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Is it just another evening at the hugely popular Italian restaurant of proprietor and bookmaker Louis Cropa in New York? Anything but as tonight's guests include; a local police detective and his wife specially invited by the owner; on the ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, witty, enigmatic, twist ending ...
Plot: gangsters, food, revenge, murder, hitman, mafia, organized crime, complex characters, crime gone awry, gambling, graphic violence, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, california, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain of events that culminates in murder. Based on a novel by James M. Cain.
Style: neo noir, sexy, erotic, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: betrayal, adultery, obsession, sex, infidelity, femme fatale, murder, suspense, love affair, sexual content, female orgasm, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%